Intrigued by the American actress Frankie Shaw? Here is all that you need to know about her net worth, movies and some amazing facts.
Frankie Shaw and her net worth
Frankie Shaw is a famous American actress, producer, writer and director with a net worth of $3 million dollars. Her real name is Rachel Frances. Shaw was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Her short film, ‘SMILF’ written and directed by her in 2015 put her in the spotlight. ‘SMILF’ was later made into a television series in 2017. She appeared on the TV series ‘Blue Mountain State’ as an actress from 2010 to 2011 and was much appreciated for her role. In 2014, she appeared on the series ‘Mixology’. The year 2015 saw Shaw play the part of Shayla Nico in the television series ‘Mr Robot’ and later in 2016 as Naomi in the series ‘Good Girls Revolt’. She also won the Sundance Film Festival Short Film Jury Prize in 2015 for her film ‘SMILF’. Shaw starred in several other films like ‘Just Like the Son’, ‘Explicit Ills’, ‘Falling Up’, ‘The Freebie’, ‘The End of Love’, ‘Knife Fight’, ‘The Pretty One’, ‘Lullaby’, ‘Someone Marry Barry’, ‘Joshy’, ‘Stronger’, ‘Dreamland’ and a few more. Frankie Shaw was raised in Brooklyn, Massachusetts. Her parents divorced when she was just four years old. She grew up along with her elder half-brother who owns a bar in Boston. Frankie Shaw attended the Michael Driscoll School in Brooklyn. She used to play full court street ball as a young teen. She also played basketball throughout her childhood. She incorporated her love for the game of basketball in the ‘Pilot’ and also in the third episode of ‘SMILF’. She transferred to the private school Milton Academy in Milton after getting a scholarship in her third junior year. She graduated from the Milton Academy in 2000. In 2007, she graduated from the Barnard College with a degree in literature.
Frankie Shaw career in movies and television
Rachel Frances or Frankie Shaw has had a long career in television and movies. One of her more notable earlier works was in the Sundance film ‘The Freebie’. She appeared in a brief role in the sitcom ‘Blue Mountain State’ and later, she went on to work on many independent films including ‘The Pretty One’. Her short film, ‘SMILF’ put her on the spotlight in the industry and won rave reviews. SMILF also won the 2018 Short Film Jury Award for U.S Fiction at Sundance. She herself starred in the movie. It was later converted into a series. Shaw was the lead pratogonist in the film which focused on the struggles of a young actress and single mom in Los Angeles. Her next film was ‘Too Legit’ for Sundance which was a satirical piece. The movie starred Zoe Kravitz in the lead role along with Teresa Palmer. Shaw’s critically acclaimed TV series ‘Mr Robot’ also had Shaw as a recurring character in the plot. Shaw appears in many other successful TV dramas and comedy shows such as ‘Mixology’, ‘Tough Cookie’, ‘Hello Ladies’ and ‘Blue Mountain State’. ‘Mixology’ gave her a financial stability and it was her major breakout role since giving birth to her son and raising him as a single mom. Shaw’s film ‘Stronger’ which is set to release in 2018 portrays the story of Boston bombing survivor Jeff Bauman. Frankie Shaw will also be seen in ‘The Disaster Artist’ which shows the making of ‘The Room’ by Tommy Wiseau. ‘The Room’ is credited as the worst movie ever made. Frankie Shaw received recognition in ‘The Freebie’ directed by Katie Aselton and then also in the sitcom ‘Blue Mountain State’ in 2010. In 2013, Shaw appeared in the HBO’s TV series ‘Hello Ladies’. She also had a role in the independent film ‘The Pretty One’ in 2013. In 2014, Shaw appeared in the romantic comedy film, ‘Lullaby’ which starred Amy Adams and Garrett Hedlund. In 2015, her recurring role in the television series ‘Mr. Robot’ as Shayla Nico was widely acclaimed. In 2015, Shaw was once again seen in the ABC’s family pilot ‘Tough Cookie’ and also on Fox TVs ‘Mulaney’. In 2016, Shaw appeared in the Netflix series ‘Flaked’. She also appeared on the 2016 TV series ‘Good Girls Revolt’. Frankie Shaw appeared in the 2016 drama/musical movie ‘Dreamland’. ‘Dreamland’ is about a part-time pianist Monty Fagan who begins a May-December romance that upends his home life. Her movie ‘SMILF’ got a Golden Globe nomination for the Best Television Series. She has not got any other Golden Globe nomination or award.
Frankie Shaw personal life
Frankie Shaw married writer and producer Zack Strauss in August 2016. Shaw has a son, Isaac Love, from a prior relationship with director and actor Mark Webber. Both Shaw and Webber share the joint custody of their son Isaac. Mark Webber started dating actress Teresa Palmer in 2012 and is now married to her. Shaw brought Teresa Palmer onto the cast of her film ‘Too Legit’ in 2016. Teresa Palmer even agreed to be the bridesmaid in the wedding ceremony of Frankie Shaw and Zack Strauss in 2016.